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Can an old dog learn new tricks?

We are a culture that prizes the young. We hang our hopes and dreams on brilliant young techies. We laud the child prodigy. We give our biggest salaries and accolades to nimble, fresh-faced athletes.

December 28, 2017 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | Hot Topics

Star Wars: Battlefront 2, The Review

Battlefront 2 is a larger step than Battlefront 1 in engulfing the Star Wars fan completely into the fandom of that galaxy far, far away.

December 25, 2017 | Jason Ziebarth Deseret News special workflow | Hot Topics

Here are 10 goofy, great white elephant gifts for your friends and family

As the holiday season approaches, don’t be surprised to find yourself involved in a white elephant gift exchange.

December 22, 2017 | Sam Bigelow Web Team | Hot Topics

4 quick tips for eating well without losing your mind

How can you eat well?

December 08, 2017 | Rebecca Clyde | Hot Topics

Coach Kim: 7 questions to cut drama out of your life

In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share the trick to pausing before you react to check yourself and show up at your best.

December 07, 2017 | Kim Giles | Hot Topics

7 ways to stay safe this holiday season

Christmas can be a magical time of year: holly and lights, food and laughter, chocolates and pies around every corner. It can also have a more sinister side, as grandma’s house (or your own) isn’t always ready for conditions that come this time of year.

November 30, 2017 | Garth Haslem | Hot Topics

Joe Bauman: Awe of the universe that reaches beyond science

For well over half my life — and at age 71, that's a tall pile of years — I have loved a poem by Walt Whitman, "When I heard the Learn'd Astronomer."

November 25, 2017 | Joe Bauman Deseret News | Hot Topics

Heading to New York City? Don't miss these 5 Broadway musicals

NEW YORK CITY — As the 2017 Broadway season winds down, several shows have already closed their doors. Despite the star power of Patti Lupone and Christine Ebersole, "War Paint" closed a few weeks ago, and stage adaptations of "Groundhog Day" and "Amelie" have come and gone.

November 21, 2017 | Leigh Gibson Deseret News | Hot Topics

How to keep mice out of your home this winter

For most homeowners, few things cause revulsion faster than seeing mice scurry around their kitchen or down the hall. These furry little fuzz balls can cause panic and disgust, including a strong desire to board up the rooms you saw them in, never to be entered by humans again.

November 20, 2017 | Garth Haslem | Hot Topics

Is there caffeine in chocolate?

As the weather cools off and the holidays approach, chocolate becomes the season's ever-present temptation. So what better time to settle the age-old debate: Does chocolate have caffeine or not?

November 08, 2017 | Robert Lawrence | Hot Topics

Book review: Are you my cousin? ‘It’s All Relative' charts one man’s quest to show we’re all related

"IT'S ALL RELATIVE: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree," by A.J. Jacobs, Simon & Schuster, 352 pages (nf) (ages 16 and up)

November 08, 2017 | Elizabeth Reid Deseret News | Hot Topics

The power of going a little hungry

I just finished a month on Whole30. And by finished, I mean I crawled across the finish line and dove headfirst into an apple pie. Slight exaggeration, but not by much.

November 02, 2017 | Tiffany Gee Lewis Deseret News | Hot Topics

The 'brittle desert' inspired Maggie Stiefvater's new novel 'All the Crooked Saints'

Any reader familiar with author Maggie Stiefvater’s work knows her worlds are full of darkness, magic and the ties that bind all humans together. In her latest novel, “All the Crooked Saints,” Stiefvater returned to these concepts but instead of magic explored the idea of miracles.

October 27, 2017 | Tara Creel Deseret News | Hot Topics

Read chapters of Brandon Sanderson's latest novel online for free

In the age of Netflix, binge-watching is replacing serialized television shows at an astonishing rate. As it relates to literature, serialization is more a term associated with the writings of Charles Dickens in the 1800s than a real possibility today.

October 24, 2017 | Kurt Manwaring Deseret News | Hot Topics

Should NASA do more exploration of Jupiter's and Saturn's moons, where life seems plausible?

The news earlier this year from Saturn’s moon Enceladus was thrilling. The possibility of life elsewhere in the solar system suddenly seems highly plausible.

October 18, 2017 | Joe Bauman Deseret News | Hot Topics

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Want to eat better in 2018? 5 tips to ensure success

According to You Gov market research studies, the most popular New Year's resolutions are (and have been):

January 13, 2018 | Rebecca Clyde | Hot Topics


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